Latin American Program in the News: Is World's Most Powerful Drug Kingpin Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Hiding in Honduras?
Eric Olson, LAP Associate Director, comments to Forbes on recent speculations that Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman might have left Mexico and be hiding out in Honduras.
Is democracy in Latin America in trouble, as many now argue? Or is the increasingly overt political participation of both "average" and marginalized citizens evidence to the contrary? This important collection focuses on citizenship to shed light on the dynamics and obstacles that the region's democracy's now face. Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers.
The May 2, 2014 edition of the daily news briefing by The Pan-American Post cites a recent article by Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson and Carlos de la Torre.
This article quotes comments by Eric L. Olson on the hemispheric drug policy reform.
Racial inequalities in Brazil and the United States bear striking similarities-from rates of incarceration to racial profiling to poverty. Only recently have these issues become part of public discourse in Brazil...
In this interview with Club de Prensa's Juan Carlos Iragorri, Mauricio Vargas, who spoke at the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, discusses the upcoming elections in Colombia. This interview is in Spanish.